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The primary kind of handicap shower head available is the handheld shower head

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  • Handicap shower heads are not covered by Medicare as they are considered personal convenience items. Prices for shower heads costs $30 to $70 for the standard lower end models and can range from $150 to $300 for the higher end models.

    The largest benefit of the handheld heads is the ability to either give or take a shower quickly and easily. It can provide a sense of freedom for the disabled person or wheelchair bound person, who has relied on others for their showers, to allow them to shower by themselves. This sense of freedom and empowerment can transfer over into all parts of their lives. Taking control over their own life and situation can help the disabled person immensely, and a handicap shower head can be one step in that direction.

  • ADA requirements require handicap shower head units to have a hose length of at least 60 inches. Longer hose lengths are recommended for larger shower environments and for people sitting on . For fixed shower heads, they should be mounted at 48 inches above the floor level.

    ADA requirements require handicap shower head units to have a hose length of at least 60 inches. Longer hose lengths are recommended for larger shower environments and for people sitting on . For fixed shower heads, they should be mounted at 48 inches above the floor level.

  • It is much easier for caregivers to assist in transfers in a roomy ADA roll in shower stall. The handicapped accessible showers equipped with a shower seat, grab bars and a hand held showerhead help the user to bath independently.

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Hand held shower heads for the elderly are a great benefit for those who find it difficult to move. These easy to reach shower heads come with many options such as adjustable height and extendable slide bar shower heads. There are some adjustable shower heads that offer long hoses up to 80 inches in length. This showerhead can reach any angle and helps to cleanse the body thoroughly.